The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 874 877 924
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +47
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 22 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.051% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.19% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 28
Median salary £137,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+223.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24316 27751 30519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.41% 27.18% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19927 22177 24369
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 15 £137,500 +266.66% 3
West Midlands - 5 - -
South West -4 1 £34,000 -5.55%
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (98.04%) C#
3 48 (94.12%) SQL
4 46 (90.20%) SQL Server
5 44 (86.27%) MCTS
6 40 (78.43%) .NET
7 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
8 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
8 31 (60.78%) Mentoring
9 30 (58.82%) OO
10 28 (54.90%) Degree
11 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
12 21 (41.18%) XML
13 20 (39.22%) Web Services
13 20 (39.22%) HTML
13 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
13 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
13 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
14 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (37.25%) Coaching
14 19 (37.25%) Release Management
14 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (37.25%) XPath
14 19 (37.25%) SOA
14 19 (37.25%) CSS
14 19 (37.25%) XSLT
15 18 (35.29%) Wealth Management
16 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
16 15 (29.41%) MCAD
16 15 (29.41%) MCSD

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) Apache
1 10 (19.61%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) SAP Business One
2 10 (19.61%) ReMetrica
3 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (90.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
2 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (19.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
2 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) C# Developer
3 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
3 22 (43.14%) C# Software Developer
4 19 (37.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 17 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (33.33%) Senior Developer
6 17 (33.33%) Software Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Apache Spark Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Cassandra Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 21 (41.18%) XML
4 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) Web Services
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 19 (37.25%) CSS
5 19 (37.25%) XSLT
6 13 (25.49%) WCF
6 13 (25.49%) WinForms
7 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 12 (23.53%) COM
8 2 (3.92%) WPF
9 1 (1.96%) AppFabric
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.96%) Caliburn.Micro
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.96%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
3 10 (19.61%) Physics
3 10 (19.61%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Mentoring
2 30 (58.82%) OO
3 19 (37.25%) Coaching
3 19 (37.25%) Release Management
3 19 (37.25%) SOA
4 18 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (27.45%) Scrum
6 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.53%) TDD
7 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.57%) MVVM
8 10 (19.61%) Machine Learning
8 10 (19.61%) OOD
9 5 (9.80%) CRM
10 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source Development
10 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 48 (94.12%) SQL
3 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
5 19 (37.25%) XPath
6 13 (25.49%) C++
6 13 (25.49%) VB
7 12 (23.53%) VB6
7 12 (23.53%) VC++
8 10 (19.61%) Python
8 10 (19.61%) Scala
9 3 (5.88%) PHP
10 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.96%) Delphi
11 1 (1.96%) Java
11 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (86.27%) MCTS
3 28 (54.90%) Degree
4 15 (29.41%) MCAD
4 15 (29.41%) MCSD
5 6 (11.76%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) SAP
3 10 (19.61%) Actian
4 3 (5.88%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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